Category: Yours Truly Johnny Dollar

Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Blooming Blossom Matter (EP4399)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

When a precious emerald known as the Green Eye of Calcutta vanishes, along with its owner Albert W. Winkler, Johnny is plunged into the bizarre home of Wilbert Kenworthy Blossom. As he navigates through the cluttered abode filled with treasures and trash, can Johnny recover the priceless gem and bring a killer to justice?

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 20, 1957

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Howard McNear; Herb Ellis; Herb Vigran; Junius Matthews; Herb Butterfield; Frank Gerstle; Johnny Jacobs

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Desalles Matter (EP4393)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes out west when an insurance agent is suspicious of a $100,000 death claim that another investigator was assigned to look into.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: Original Air Date: January 13, 1957

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Harry Bartell; John Stephenson; Will Wright; James McCallion; Ben Wright

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Ellen Dear Matter (EP4387)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Set sail on a treacherous journey with Johnny Dollar, the man with the action-packed expense account, as he embarks on a mission to safeguard a fortune in jewels. The sleek motor cruiser Ellen Dear carries a cargo worth over $300,000, but disaster strikes when the yacht sinks in deep waters.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: January 6, 1957

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar,Virginia Gregg, Lawrence Dobkin, Howard McNear, Jay Novello, Jack Edwards, Barney Phillips, Raymond Burr

The tragedy of Andrea Doria

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Squared Circle Matter (EP4381)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Joplin, Missouri to investigate an insurance agent’s suspicious about an insured boxer.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: December 30, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Harry Bartell; Herb Ellis; Vic Perrin; Jack Kruschen; Les Tremayne; Lawrence Dobkin

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Rasmussen Matter (EP4375)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny searches Los Angeles for the widow of an insured man who died in Malaya, and whose father-in-law desperately wants to meet her.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: December 16, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Jeanne Tatum; Eric Snowden; Roy Glenn; Will Wright; Frank Nelson; Jack Kruschen

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Burning Carr Matter (EP4369)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to Sarasota to investigate a series of fires at lumber yards, and finds himself investigating a murder.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: December 9, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Parley Baer; Vic Perrin; Bob Bruce; Harry Bartell; Vivi Janiss; Tony Barrett; Junius Matthews

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Royal Street Matter (EP4363)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to New Orleans to investigate why the owner of an insured, burnt-out antique shop hasn’t filed a claim, and has expressed no interest in doing so.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: November 25, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Forrest Lewis, Lou Merrill; Lawrence Dobkin; Frank Gerstle

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Markham Matter (EP4357)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny goes to San Francisco because a high value company client has seemingly disappeared and her husband is acting suspicious.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: November 18, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Lois Corbett; Frank Nelson; Virginia Gregg; Bert Holland; Paula Winslowe; John Dehner

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Big Scoop Matter (EP4351)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery: Johnny goes to New York to protect a friend, a reporter on the trail of a big story, who has already had multiple attempts on his life.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 11, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Russell Thorson, Barney Phillips, Stacy Harris, Larry Thor, Parley Baer, Les Tremayne

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Silent Queen Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4345)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

It turns out a murdered penny arcade owner was the long-thought-dead husband of a silent movie queen. That’s the first of many lies Johnny has to sort through to find the truth.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 31, November 1 and 2, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paula Winslowe; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin; Paul Dubov; Frank Gerstle; John Dehner; Lawrence Dobkin; Chester Stratton

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Silent Queen Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4342)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny Dollar goes to Venice, California to investigate the murder of a penny arcade operator who named a silent movie star as his beneficiary.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 29 and 30, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Paula Winslowe; Virginia Gregg; Vic Perrin; Paul Dubov; Frank Gerstle; John Dehner; Lawrence Dobkin; Chester Stratton

Also a discussion of all the possible origins of the phrase, “The Real McCoy”

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Eight and Nine (EP4339)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny and the wife of the man he’s pursuing find themselves stranded on an isolated island by fugitive embezzler.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 25 and 26, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Six and Seven (EP4336)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny wakes up in Barbados after being knocked out, and finds himself no closer to apprehending the junior partner of a New York investment firm who is accused of embezzling $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 22 and 24, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes Three, Four, and Five (EP4333)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

In New Orleans, a nasty informant has promised to take Johnny to an embezzler who made off with $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 17, 18, and 19, 1956

Originating from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Marvin Miller; Junius Matthews; Herb Ellis; D. J. Thompson; Herb Butterfield; Tony Barrett; Barbara Eiler

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Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Phantom Chase Matter, Episodes One and Two (EP4330)

Bob Bailey

Today’s Mystery:

Johnny is sent on the trail of a partner in a Wall Street investment firm, who jumped bail after being charged with embezzling $120,000.

Original Radio Broadcast Dates: October 15 and 16, 1956

Originated from Hollywood

Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Michael Ann Barrett; Jack Edwards; Ben Wright; Virginia Gregg; Don Diamond; Forrest Lewis; Richard Crenna

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